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Blue Dolphin Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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5370 Gulf Of Mexico Dr, Ste 101, Longboat Key, FL 34228-2077
+1 941-383-3787
Today
07:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 15:00
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Naples, Florida
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60 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

Ate here twice this week for breakfast. I had scrambled eggs, Bacon, home fries and pumpkin pancakes the first day and the belgian waffle with fresh fruit and whipped cream the second day. All food was served hot and made from the quality ingredients. You could tell by the taste the eggs were right from the farm. The home fries... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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29 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

too much food for one, fresh exciting and the omelets are the best east of the Mississippi , Daily specials remind me of Aspen Colorado menu.

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Thank Taz S
Marco Island, Florida
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2015

Had breakfast Sat. and Sun. morning. The eggs benedict was delicious. The service was great. Not very pricey and the quality of the food was very good. Would go back again.

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Thank Lyn M
Saint Joseph, Michigan
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2015

Good breakfast place...try St. Armand's or on LBK...both are good. You may have shorter wait on LBK and the service and ambiance is slightly better, but both have great breakfast. Try the huevos ranchero.

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Thank Betty B
Hernando, Florida
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83 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2015 via mobile

Cheerful atmosphere.Great service. The breakfasts we had were very good,very large and reasonably priced. Its a busy place but everyone was well organized and friendly. 10 bucks for a wonderful breakfast and ya wont want a thing to eat till dinner.

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Thank urple2
Cincinnati
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123 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

Great for breakfast and lunch. Classic Eggs Benedict and omelets. Smoked salmon (lox) with onion and cream cheese with bagel. Good variety of wraps and sandwiches. Daily specials.

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Thank smk54
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

The food is delicious and always hot. The menu has a large selection of items so there is something for everyone. They were able to serve a party of seven at the same time. We all had a great breakfast. The waitress was pleasant and efficient. Coffee was always topped to keep warm..

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Thank talk49
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161 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

We stopped in for our first visit looking forward to a good breakfast. As it was a little early for a Sunday morning the place was about half full. Told to sit anywhere. Order was taken in a reasonable time...but we waited and we waited...tables around us eventually filled...and there orders were delivered...so waiting 30 minutes after order was taken... More 

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Thank eronpickard
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

We found this spot walking around looking for brunch. Small alley style restaurant and you sit yourself. Food was great and portions were large. Fast food and friendly staff. Prices were mid to low. Great place to fill up with out spending to much

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Thank Derick M
Marietta, Georgia
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2015

If you're in the Sarasota/Longboat Key area this is the place to go for breakfast. Reasonably priced and generous portions. The home fry potatoes are real, not the frozen kind. That's a huge plus for a breakfast restaurant. My wife and I ate at the Longboat Key location but I assume the food is just as good at the St.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 15:00
Monday
07:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 15:00
Thursday
07:00 - 15:00
Friday
07:00 - 15:00
Saturday
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5370 Gulf Of Mexico Dr, Ste 101, Longboat Key, FL 34228-2077
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Longboat Key
  • Phone Number: +1 941-383-3787

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?